• Short Summary

    Mrs Bruce, wife of the High commissioner christens planes before delivery to Australia.

  • Description

    Unknown aerodrome.

    WS. Aeroplane with a bottle of champagne strapped to the front. Mrs Stanley Bruce wife of the Australian High Commissioner in London and Mr S M Bruce former Premier of the Commonwealth walk towards the plane.

    CU. Kangaroo strapped to the top of the aircraft. LS. Mr and Mrs Bruce standing on the wing of the plane. WS. Mrs Bruce being helped down from the wing of the plane. WS. Pan the group as they move on to the next plane. WS. Mrs Bruce with a long handled hammer breaks the bottle to christen another plane. CU. Planes name 'Captain Philip'. WS. Mrs Bruce christens another plane. CU. Name on the aeroplane "Captain Cook". WS. Plane taking off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    831.04
    Media URN:
    12349
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:50:00 / 01:07:38:00
    Canister:
    35/22

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